Financial Assistance

For over a decade, The New York Performing Arts Academy has provided scholarships to deserving students.

Scholarships Offered as of 11/2022
  • Merit Scholarships:  Merit Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate outstanding talent and potential in the Performing Arts. Talent is assessed through application and audition evaluation.  Full and Partial Scholarships are available.  ($2,000 Maximum awarded on partial scholarships)
  • Need-Based Scholarships – Need-Based Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate financial need.  Tax documents are required for Need-Based Scholarships.  ($500 Maximum awarded)
  • Full-Scholarships – Full Scholarships are awarded by the Director of the Academy.  Full Scholarship recipients are responsible for the registration fee, along with a $700.00 administrative fee.

Financing Available

Finance your tuition with as low as 0% APR

Your rate will be 0% APR or 10-36% APR based on credit, and is subject to an eligibility check. Payment options through Affirm are provided by these lending partners: Options depend on your purchase amount, and a down payment may be required.

NYPAA Helps.

If you are refused financing by our partners, we can finance your tuition through NYPAA Helps.  For more than a decade, NYPAA Helps has been assisting students finance tuition at the Academy when traditional financing has been denied.

Referral Program

For information on our referral program, please inquire on our Contact page.

Audition Dates

Auditions for the Spring Performing Arts Program have begun.

Please visit to schedule your audition today.